MINELRES: Fwd: Job Announcement: Regional Coordinator for Roma Integration Program (Based in Budapest, Prague or Bratislava)

MINELRES moderator minelres@lists.microlink.lv
Sat Mar 19 10:47:45 2005

Original sender: Roma Network <romale@zahav.net.il>


Regional Coordinator for Roma Integration Program
(Based in Budapest, Prague or Bratislava)

Partners for Democratic Change (Partners) seeks a Regional Coordinator
for its USAID-funded Roma Integration Program in the Czech Republic,
Hungary and Slovakia.   

Primary Goals

 Facilitate communication and coordination on Roma initiatives among
Partners Centers in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia.   
 Foster increased cooperation and sharing of best practices between
Partners' Centers, other national and regional Roma initiatives, and
government representatives.
 Foster strategic vision for program impact and sustainability
 Build Partners' capacity to impact regional and national Roma policy
 Increase opportunities for Roma participation and leadership in
regional and national policy initiatives

Specific Responsibilities

 Conduct outreach and coordinate efforts with donors, governments,
other NGO initiatives and Roma networks and leaders in the region.  
 Maintain regular contact with each Center to gather information on its
Roma initiatives 
 Collect, disseminate and encourage replication of best practices from
Roma initiatives throughout the region
 Advance regional cooperation on Roma integration, promoting increased
cross-border information-sharing and exchanges.

The position will be based in one of Partners' national centers
(Budapest, Bratislava or Prague). Significant travel within the region
will be required. 

The Regional Coordinator will work closely with PDC staff in San
Francisco and Partners Center staff in the region.  The Regional
Coordinator will report directly to PDC's Director of International
Programs in San Francisco. 

Roma candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Job Qualifications


 At least three years' experience with Roma programs in the region  
 Proficiency in spoken and written English and in the language of the
local office (Hungarian, Czech, or Slovak)
 Commitment to diversity and peaceful coexistence
 Valid passport


 Background in change and conflict management
 Experience with public policy initiatives 
 Experience working cooperatively with other organizations, including
NGOs and government agencies 
 Experience working with international organizations and the
international donor community (European Union, OSCE, UN, USAID, World
Bank, etc.)
 Organizational management skills and experience
To apply, please send a cover letter and CV in English to:
Priority will be given to applications received by March 25, 2005.  

For more information about our organizations and the program, please
visit our web pages:

USA:			www.partnersglobal.org. 
Hungary:		www.partnershungary.hu
Czech Republic:	www.partnersczech.cz 
Slovakia:		www.pdcs.sk